Tamil Diplomat

Northern unemployed Graduates protest blocking District Secretariat

The un-employed Graduates of the Northern Province staged a protest rally yesterday demanding appointments to them. As the protesters blocked the main gate of the Secretariat, the work at the Secretariat was paralyzed for some time .

The District Secretary, who met the protesters and explained to them that as a Government servant he is not in a position to take decisions and that he can only let the central Government and the President about the graduate’s problems and implement whatever decisions of the Central Government. On the request of the police the blockade was lifted and the protest was continued near the gates of the Secretariat.